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Q. For the substituted cyclohexane compound given below, highlight the groups - by clicking on atoms - that will sterically interact with the methyl g...

Solved • Mar 16, 2020

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Q. Draw the lowest energy-chair conformation for the syn- and anti- products shown.

Solved • Jan 15, 2019

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Q. Draw the most stable chair conformation of cyclohexane

Solved • Oct 4, 2018

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Q. Draw the most stable chair conformation of cyclohexane

Solved • Oct 4, 2018

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Q. What chair conformation represents the most stable chair conformation of Molecule A? (Top Hat)

Solved • Jul 24, 2018

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Q. The axial groups in [1] are: The equatorial groups in [1] are: The axial groups in [2] are: The equatorial groups in [2] are: The axial groups in [...

Solved • Jul 10, 2018

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Q. For the following six-member ring, draw both chair conformations and indicate which is the most stable. 

Solved • Jun 26, 2018

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Q. The change is free energy on flipping from a cyclohexane conformer with the indicated substituent equatorial to the conformer with the substituent ...

Solved • Jun 9, 2017

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Q. Using the cyclohexane scaffold shown below, draw the structural formula of all-cis-1-ethyl-2,4 difluorocyclohexane (all-cis means that all three su...

Solved • May 31, 2017

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Q. Draw the most stable chair conformation for the following molecule. Use the templates provided. The chloride and the numbering of carbons are alrea...

Solved • May 30, 2017

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Q. Circle which isomer is more stable, cis-1,3-dimethylcyclohexane or trans-1,3-dimethylcyclohexane is more stable. To receive credit, you must includ...

Solved • May 30, 2017

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Q. Draw the most stable chair conformation of the molecule shown below and explain.

Solved • May 26, 2017

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Q. Draw the most stable chair conformer of the most stable isomer of 1,3,5-trimethylcyclohexane.

Solved • May 25, 2017

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Q. For the pair drawn below, choose the MORE STABLE molecule. Does the  UNSTABLE molecule chosen below have  ANGLE STRAIN? Does the  UNSTABLE molecu...

Solved • May 4, 2017

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Q. Draw the LEAST stable chair conformation of 2,3-dipropyl-1,4-dimethylcyclohexane with the following info: the propyl groups are trans to one anothe...

Solved • Nov 14, 2016

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Q. Draw the most stable configuration. trans-1-bromo-3-ethylcyclohexane

Solved • Nov 14, 2016

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Q. Draw the LEAST stable chair conformation of 2,3-dipropyl-1,4-dimethylcyclohexane with the following info: the propyl groups are trans to one anothe...

Solved • Oct 21, 2016

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Q. A. Draw the two chair conformations of cis-1,3-di-tert-butyl-cyclohexane. B. Circle the most stable chair conformation. C. Using complete sentenc...

Solved • Oct 3, 2016

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Q. Indicate the most and the least stable conformations. Give your reasoning.  

Solved • Sep 16, 2016

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Q. Is the methyl group axial or equatorial? A) Axial B) Equatorial

Solved • Jul 27, 2016

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Q. For the pair of molecules drawn below, choose the letter that corresponds to the MORE STABLE molecule. Does the UNSTABLE molecule chosen have ANGL...

Solved • Jul 27, 2016

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Q. Write the two chair conformations of each of the following and in each part designate which conformation would be the more stable: (d) cis-1-tert-...

Solved • Jun 22, 2016

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Q. Write the two chair conformations of each of the following and in each part designate which conformation would be the more stable:  (c) trans-1-ter...

Solved • Jun 22, 2016

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Q. Write the two chair conformations of each of the following and in each part designate which conformation would be the more stable: (b) trans-1-tert...

Solved • Jun 22, 2016

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Q. Write the two chair conformations of each of the following and in each part designate which conformation would be the more stable: (a) cis-1-tert-b...

Solved • Jun 22, 2016

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Q. Consider the cis and trans isomers of 1,3-di-tert-butylcyclohexane (build molecular models). What unusual feature accounts for the fact that one of...

Solved • Jun 22, 2016

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Q. Provide an explanation for the surprising fact that all-trans-1,2,3,4,5,6-hexaisopropylcyclohexane is a stable molecule in which all isopropyl grou...

Solved • Jun 22, 2016

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Q. Consider that cyclobutane exhibits a puckered geometry. Judge the relative stabilities of the 1,2-disubstituted cyclobutanes and of the 1,3-disubst...

Solved • Jun 22, 2016

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Q. Write the structures of two chair conformations of 1- tert-butyl-1-methylcyclohexane. Which conformation is more stable? Explain your answer.  

Solved • Jun 22, 2016

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Q. The following are representations of two forms of glucose. The six-membered ring is known to exist in a chair conformation in each form. Draw clear...

Solved • Jun 14, 2016

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Q. One stereoisomer of 1,1,3,5-tetramethylcyclohexane is 15 kJ/mol (3.7 kcal/mol) less stable than the other. Indicate which isomer is the less stable...

Solved • Jun 14, 2016

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Q. Identify the more stable stereoisomer in each of the following pairs, and give the reason for your choice: 

Solved • Jun 14, 2016

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Q. Identify the more stable stereoisomer in each of the following pairs, and give the reason for your choice: 

Solved • Jun 14, 2016

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Q. Identify the more stable stereoisomer in each of the following pairs, and give the reason for your choice:   

Solved • Jun 14, 2016

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Q. Identify the more stable stereoisomer in each of the following pairs, and give the reason for your choice:  (c) cis- or trans-1-Isopropyl-4-methyl...

Solved • Jun 14, 2016

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Q. Identify the more stable stereoisomer in each of the following pairs, and give the reason for your choice:  (b) cis- or trans-1-Isopropyl-3-methyl...

Solved • Jun 14, 2016

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Q. Identify the more stable stereoisomer in each of the following pairs, and give the reason for your choice:  (a) cis- or trans-1-Isopropyl-2-methyl...

Solved • Jun 14, 2016

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Q. Write a structural formula for the most stable conformation of each of the following compounds: 

Solved • Jun 14, 2016

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Q. Write a structural formula for the most stable conformation of each of the following compounds:  (f)  cis-1,1,3,4-Tetramethylcyclohexane 

Solved • Jun 14, 2016

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Q. Write a structural formula for the most stable conformation of each of the following compounds:  (e)  cis-1-tert-Butyl-4-ethylcyclohexane 

Solved • Jun 14, 2016

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Q. Write a structural formula for the most stable conformation of each of the following compounds:  (d)  trans-1-Isopropyl-3-methylcyclohexane 

Solved • Jun 14, 2016

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Q. Write a structural formula for the most stable conformation of each of the following compounds:  (c)  cis-1-Isopropyl-3-methylcyclohexane 

Solved • Jun 14, 2016

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Q. Even though the methyl group occupies an equatorial site, the conformation shown is not the most stable one for methylcyclohexane. Explain. 

Solved • Jun 14, 2016

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Q. (b) Neomenthol is a stereoisomer of menthol. That is, it has the same constitution but differs in the arrangement of its atoms in space. Neomenthol...

Solved • Jun 13, 2016

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Q. (a) Menthol, used to flavor various foods and tobacco, is the most stable stereoisomer of 2-isopropyl-5-methylcyclohexanol. Draw its most stable co...

Solved • Jun 13, 2016

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Q. By assuming that the heat of combustion of the cis isomer was larger than the trans, structural assignments were made many years ago for the stereo...

Solved • Jun 13, 2016

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Q. A hydroxyl group is a somewhat “smaller” substituent on a six-membered ring than is a methyl group. That is, the preference of a hydroxyl group for...

Solved • Jun 13, 2016

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Q. A biosynthetic pathway was recently proposed for the polycyclic, cytotoxic compound aspernomine, isolated from the fungus Aspergillus nomius (J. Am...

Solved • May 25, 2016

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Q. A biosynthetic pathway was recently proposed for the polycyclic, cytotoxic compound aspernomine, isolated from the fungus Aspergillus nomius (J. Am...

Solved • May 25, 2016

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Q. Consider the following tetra-substituted cyclohexane: (b) Determine which conformation is more stable.

Solved • May 25, 2016

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Q. myo-Inositol is a polyol (a compound containing many OH groups) that serves as the structural basis for a number of secondary messengers in eukaryo...

Solved • May 25, 2016

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Q. Glucose (a sugar) is produced by photosynthesis and is used by cells to store energy. Draw the most stable conformation of glucose:

Solved • May 25, 2016

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Q. For each of the following pairs of compounds, determine which compound is more stable (you may find it helpful to draw out the chair conformations):

Solved • May 25, 2016

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Q. For each of the following pairs of compounds, determine which compound is more stable (you may find it helpful to draw out the chair conformations):

Solved • May 25, 2016

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Q. For each of the following pairs of compounds, determine which compound is more stable (you may find it helpful to draw out the chair conformations):

Solved • May 25, 2016

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Q. For each of the following pairs of compounds, determine which compound is more stable (you may find it helpful to draw out the chair conformations):

Solved • May 25, 2016

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Q. Draw both chair conformations for each of the following compounds. In each case, identify the more stable chair conformation: (d) trans-1,4-Diisop...

Solved • May 25, 2016

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Q. Draw both chair conformations for each of the following compounds. In each case, identify the more stable chair conformation: (c) cis-1,3-Diisopro...

Solved • May 25, 2016

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Q. Draw both chair conformations for each of the following compounds. In each case, identify the more stable chair conformation: (b) trans-1,2-Diisop...

Solved • May 25, 2016

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Q. Draw both chair conformations for each of the following compounds. In each case, identify the more stable chair conformation: (a) Methylcyclohexane

Solved • May 25, 2016

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Q. Menthol, isolated from various mint oils, is used in the treatment of minor throat irritation. Draw both chair conformations of menthol and indicat...

Solved • May 25, 2016

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Q. For each of the following pairs of compounds, identify the compound that would have the higher heat of combustion:

Solved • May 25, 2016

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Q. For each of the following pairs of compounds, identify the compound that would have the higher heat of combustion:

Solved • May 25, 2016

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Q. For each of the following pairs of compounds, identify the compound that would have the higher heat of combustion:

Solved • May 25, 2016

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Q. Which diastereomer is most stable?  

Solved • Apr 24, 2016

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Q. Which is the most stable conformation for  cis-1-bromo-3-methylcyclohexane?

Solved • Apr 23, 2016

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Q. For the following cyclohexane derivative, draw the most stable chair conformation on the template provided. Be sure to attach the substituents to t...

Solved • Apr 11, 2016

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Q. Put each threesome below in order of stability from high to low using > or = signs. If two species are equal use = signs.

Solved • Feb 25, 2016

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Q. Consider a single enantiomer of trans-1-methyl-3-tert-butylcyclohexane. (For this problem, it does not matter which one.) There are two chair forms...

Solved • Feb 24, 2016

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Q. Draw the lowest energy chair conformer for each structure (A and B). Rank these two low energy conformers as more or less stable.  

Solved • Feb 19, 2016

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Q. Indicate the absolute configuration of each of the stereocenters in the molecule on the left and complete the chair form of the molecule on the tem...

Solved • Feb 12, 2016

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Q. The preferred conformation of cis-1-isopropyl-2-methylcyclohexane is one in which: a. the isopropyl group is axial and the methyl group is equator...

Solved • Jan 28, 2016